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Prepare Now (20230125)

Updated: Jan 24, 2023

Forecasted winter precipitation event for early morning of Wednesday, 25 January 2023, with impacts during morning drive time (i.e. work, school).

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Updates:

  • WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY in effect from Midnight Tuesday (24 Jan 2023) to 1 pm on Wednesday (25 Jan 2023). Accumulations of 2 to 4 inches of snow forecasted for Clinton County.

Key takeaways from the 1430 hrs NWS Wx Briefing:

* Warming period expected on Wednesday afternoon

* Rapidly accumulating snow possible late tonight into Wednesday.

* Higher confidence for longer period of heavy, wet snow from SE IN into NW Ohio.

* Lower confidence in forecast snowfall for counties along and southeast of I-71, where potential for warmer temperatures could mean less snow.

* Heaviest expected snowfall rates (1"+ per hour):

** Especially from 3-7AM in SE Indiana, into SW Ohio and then Central OH

** Additional heavy snow rates possible in NW Ohio from 10AM-3PM

* Shorter duration periods of heavy snowfall rates in the Advisory area are possible, also in the 3AM-7AM timeframe on Wednesday.

* Snow changes to rain or mix of rain/sleet in all but NW Ohio by Wed afternoon.

* Additional snowfall Wednesday night into Thursday for the entire area, with the heaviest snowfall accumulations in this timeframe in NE Ohio.


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As of 2:30 pm, 24 January 2023: Change in onset of hazardous weather early Wednesday morning.
















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As of 12 Noon, 24 January 2023: Update to timing and adjustment to snow forecast.
















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As of 6:50 am, 24 January 2023: Timing has advanced with impacts arriving between 1 and 4 am early on Thursday morning. 72-hour snowfall forecast indicates 4-6 inches of snow expected.


To see more snowfall information, visit https://www.weather.gov/iln/winter and select the Probabilistic Snowfall Forecasts and scroll down to Snowfall Totals by Location. Change the County selector to Clinton to see more local "guesses." As of this update, Lumberton and New Burlington appear to be the leaders for chanc4e of seeing more snow >4 inches.





















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As of Monday, 23 January 2023:


  1. Summary. An impactful winter storm will affect the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley region Tuesday night into Wednesday.

  2. Threat & Timeline. Estimated storm arrival time 4 am with accumulating snow that may impact morning drive time. Likely to have impact on some some school schedules. Primary threat is snow with 2-3 inches forecasted.

  3. Prepare Now. Take action now to decrease the impact of the forecasted weather by visiting https://www.cc-ema.org/prepare and review recommendations for keywords POWER and WINTER.

  4. Graphics. Visit the NWS weather briefing page to see the current version (when active) at https://www.weather.gov/iln/ilnbrf .















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